The paper assesses the Petrobras' case and compares it to Cade's case law (2012-2019) concerning cease-and-desist agreements relating to the abuse of a dominant position. considered that a dominant position it is “a position of economic strength owned by a company that has the power to restrict the competition, being able to have an independent position compared to other competitors and customers” (case 27/76, 1978 ECR 207). restoring fair competition on a given market. ABUSE of DOMINANT POSITION: It is a situation in which the market participant completely practices in the market freely. The results of the study confirm the atypicality of the case. The European court upheld this decision on appeal (see Hilti v Commission Case 53/92P  ECR I-667). The concept of abuse of dominant position in US and EU has some basic differences and it is interesting to note that the competition law in India has seen a shift from more reliance on EU than US in dealing with abuse of dominance cases. The enterprise can change prices or affect the market forces etc. Even if in practice, the cases of abuse of dominant position are quite common, we anti-competitive behaviour (…), since, before an abuse of a dominant position is ascertained, it is necessary to establish the existence of a dominant position in a given market, which presupposes that such a market has already been defined.” • Case T-61/99 … This is one of the ways of creating one’s monopoly in the market. 1. assignment on dominant position : definition,abuse of dominant position,dominant factors in relevant market and case study subject competition law(bl6-903) submitted by bibhu kaibalya manik roll no: 1685005/2016, ll.m kiit school of law submitted to kumud malviya assistant professor, school of law kiit university 2. The abuse of dominance prohibitions are set out in section 8 of the Act. The decision is extremely important for two reasons. 16(2-3), 431-491 … Assessing Abuse of Dominance in the Platform Economy: A Case Study of App Stores European Competition Journal 2020, Vol. In order to discourage Abuse of Dominant Position, the Competition Commission direct to discontinue such agreement, pay penalty or modify the agreement. Why is the decision important? October 2017 – The Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) has set aside the General Court’s judg m ent upholding the European Commission’s EUR 1.06 billion fine in Intel’s abuse of dominant position case. 1. The procedure governing the abuse of dominant position consists of a series of steps that must be taken gradually to have the desired result, i.e. An interpretation of this ratio is that, one can be seen to holding a dominant market position if they held a dominant position in the separate markets for nails, nail guns and nail cartridge strips. The enterprise can operate market as per his requirement.